Sarah Belle Goff

23 December 1911–23 February 1998 (Age 86)
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Belle

When Sarah Belle Goff was born on 23 December 1911, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, her father, Francis Marion Goff, was 56 and her mother, Lola Meece, was 34. She married Clifford Wesley Phelps on 18 June 1929, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 23 February 1998, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Clifford Wesley Phelps
Sarah Belle Goff
Marriage: 18 June 1929
Lola Maxine Phelps

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1929Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 1
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1912 · McCreary County Created
    Age 1
    Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 24
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    English: if originally pronounced with a soft G-, this is from the Middle English personal name Goff(e), Joff(e), a short form of Geoffrey (see Jeffrey ).English (of Cornish and Breton origin): occupational name from Cornish and Breton goff ‘smith’ (cognate with Gaelic gobha). The surname is common in East Anglia, where it is of Breton origin, introduced by followers of William the Conqueror.Welsh and Cornish: nickname from a variant of Welsh or Cornish coch, goch ‘red(-haired)’; see Gough .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (5)

    • Sarah Phelps in household of Clifford Phelps, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Sarah Belle Goff in entry for James Harold Hendren and Ann Lucille Phelps, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
    • Sarah Goff in household of Lola Goff, "United States Census, 1920"

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